Auction 112, Lot 688

"Barbaria", Hondius, Jodocus

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm

Handsome map of the whole of North Africa and the famed Barbary coast. Two large insets at bottom; Carthaginensis Sinus with the city of Tunis, and a map of the Nile Delta. Richly engraved with place names, mountains, and numerous spurious lakes in the Sahara Desert. Adorned with four strapwork title and scale cartouches and a galley. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Original color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/28/2005

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